Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bronze or copper coin of a type introduced by the Roman emperor Diocletian in ad 296 and also used later in Byzantine currency.
- ‘Each single folles was cut to make four single folles coins.’
- ‘The follis coin indicates that activities continued in this section of the baths until the late sixth or early seventh century A.D.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.